Salmon is rich in essential fatty acids that boost skin lipids and reduce inflammation, which shows up as visible signs of aging like wrinkles and lack of elasticity in your skin. To make the most sustainable salmon choice, look for wild Alaskan salmon, according to the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch Guide.
Spinach, kale, watercress, chard- pick your favorite and stick with it! Greens are alkalinizing to the body (they balance the body’s pH, which is critical given the acid-heavy diet of most Americans), which goes a long way toward gorgeous, glowing skin! Greens are also a key source of trace minerals and they pack in the antioxidant vitamin C.
You haven’t checked out chia? Your skin is in for a treat! These tiny seeds are rich in omega-3s, which are vital for healthy skin. And, according to Dr. Nicholas Perricone, chia promotes gentle detoxification by cleaning the lining of the digestive tract. Sprinkle chia seeds on salads and toss them into smoothies for a nutritional boost you’ll see- and feel!